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At least 1 killed in hospital shooting in New York

Xinhua | Updated: 2017-07-01 08:50

NEW YORK - A woman's body was found beside the dead suspect, after several people were shot in Bronx Lebanon Hospital in New York on Friday, according to the police.

One shooter died of a self-inflicted gun wound, and at least one victim was killed while five others injured, CNN reported, quoting sources with NYPD.

The shooting began around 2:50 pm inside the Bronx Lebanon Hospital, and the shooter was allegedly wearing a lab coat and was carrying a rifle.

Gary Trimble ran to the site after he heard about the incident, and called his wife who was on the fourth floor of the hospital a moment ago. She said she was scared and the hospital was still on a lockdown.

NYPD said it is going to hold a press conference on the shooting momentarily.

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